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Gabriel Cornelius Ritter von Max (1840-1915)


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Monkeys as art-critics, 1889. Here's an oddity for you, a fin de siècle artist before his time; he seems to have lived in Munich with a houseful of monkeys (hence their frequent appearance in his work). More about him here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gabriel_von_Max


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Atropa Belladonna, otherwise known as Deadly Nightshade!

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The Foundling

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The Anatomist, 1869

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Another monkey to end with, this time a philosophical one.

Illustrations to Faust:
http://www.goethezeitportal.de/index.php?id=4171
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